Privacy Policy

Who we are?

We are the research group “Surface Nanoengineering for chemo- and bio-sensors” at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Our website address is:

We are part of the Institute of Physical Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences and the privacy policy of the Institute can be found at the institute’s webpage:

Privacy Policy of WordPress may be found here:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it?


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Managing cookies – how to express and withdraw consent (part of Institute of Physical Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences pricavy policy) 

  1. If the user does not wish to receive cookies, the browser settings can be changed. However, disabling cookies that are needed for the processes of authentication, security or maintenance of user preferences can make it difficult, and in extreme cases may prevent the use of websites.
  2. In order to manage cookies settings, select from the web browser / system list below and follow the instructions:
    1. Internet Explorer
    2. Chrome
    3. Safari
    4. Firefox
    5. Opera
    6. Android
    7. Safari (iOS)
    8. Windows Phone
    9. Blackberry

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with?

We do not share any data unless legally required to by authorities, or for administrative reasons to ensure proper function of the website.

How long we retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Our contact information

You can contact us using e-mail adresses given on every member’s page. For more general affairs, please contact Group Leader Prof. Joanna Niedziółka-Jönsson (

Our data protection officer can be reach through:

Inspektor Ochrony Danych
Maciej Dutkiewicz
Instytut Chemii Fizycznej PAN
01-224 Warszawa
Kasprzaka 44/52
+48 22-343 3115